Archive for August, 2015

Obituaries 08-27-2015

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Anne ‘Nancy’ McDermott Longtime Winthrop High School Teacher Coordinator Anne D. “Nancy” McDermott of Beverly, formerly of Winthrop, passed away at the Ledgewood Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly on August 22 after a prolonged illness. She was 92 years old. Born in Brooklyn, New York, the beloved daughter of the late Elizabeth... »

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Winthrop Lodge of Elks Hosts Family Day

Friday, August 14th, 2015
Winthrop Lodge of Elks Hosts Family Day

Enjoying the water slide were Dean Kowalczuk, Jake Kowalczuk, Rachel Flynn, Rose Flynn, and Charlie Essenheimer. »

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Detectives Seek Deer Island Doe Identity

Friday, August 14th, 2015
Detectives Seek Deer Island Doe Identity

It’s hard to believe that it’s been seven weeks since the body of Deer Island Doe was discovered on a stone covered beach facing Boston. For the local detectives working to identify the little girl it is a daily challenge to juggle all the tips and telephone calls coming in. Even as they talk... »

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Winthrop Youths Visit the Boston Harbor Islands with Save the Harbor

Friday, August 14th, 2015
Winthrop Youths Visit the Boston Harbor Islands with Save the Harbor

Nearly 100 kids from Winthrop’s Kathy’s Place Youth Center and Winthrop Parks & Recreation visited the Boston Harbor Islands National Park in July as part of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay’s free All Access Boston Harbor program. More than 5,000 youth and teens have taken part in the free program so far this summer,... »

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Funds Set for MWRA to Pay Winthrop

Friday, August 14th, 2015

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) and the town of Winthrop have come to an agreement for the mitigation payments to be paid to the town for the next 10 years. According to the agreement the payments are for the impact the MWRA wastewater treatment plant has on the town in regards to police... »

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Winthrop Homeowners Urged to Check New FEMA Flood Maps

Friday, August 14th, 2015

The Town of Winthrop’s recent appeal of the proposed 2013 FEMA Flood Maps for Winthrop was successful. FEMA has agreed to make several modifications to the proposed maps that will positively impact homeowners here. The changes that have been made to the maps reduces the number of homes and properties that will be impacted... »

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Police Blotter 08-13-2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Monday, August 3 Swans in the area of Temple Tifereth Israel Party on Summit Avenue is having trouble breathing, then unable to speak. Fire notified. Party came into the station reporting that people are walking dogs on Pico Park beach and not cleaning up after them. He reports that he has asked them to... »

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‘Nice Work if You Can Get It’

Friday, August 14th, 2015

By Sheila Barth barths@comcast.net Pssst. Can you keep a secret? If you’re looking for a good time, stepping back into the Roaring ‘20s, where illegal booze flows behind speakeasy doors, sexy flappers kick up their heels, bootleggers stow and supply real likker, and socialites and playboys cavort, head north, to Ogunquit Playhouse. Belly laughs,... »

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High School Golf Tryouts

Friday, August 14th, 2015

We know the high school sports season is approaching when Winthrop High School golf coach Peter Lyons announces that the tryouts for the 2015 season are approaching. Lyons welcomes all students to try out for the team Wednesday, August 26, at 9 a.m. at the Winthrop Golf Club. We understand there are some talented... »

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Elks Family Day

Friday, August 14th, 2015

The Winthrop Lodge of Elks, under the leadership of Exalted Ruler Daniel Swett — whom we remember so well as a personable, popular, and tall (Dan stands 6’-4”) student at Chelsea High School — rolled out the red carpet for members and their families at the annual Elks Family Day last Saturday. Many parents... »

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